Stachys floridana Shuttlw. ex Benth.
Florida hedgenettle, Florida betony
Lamiaceae (Mint Family)
USDA Symbol: stfl4
Florida Betony is a member of the mint family (family Lamiaceae) which includes aromatic herbs or shrubs, rarely trees or vines, usually with stems square in cross-section, 4-sided, and flowers in long clusters, heads, or interrupted whorls on the stem. There are about 180 genera and 3,500 species nearly worldwide The Mediterranean region, the chief area of diversity, has produced many spices and flavorings; various mints, oregano, marjoram, thyme, sage, and basil. Catnip and lavender are in the family.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
National Wetland Indicator Status
BibliographyBibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Stachys floridana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Stachys floridana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Stachys floridana
MetadataRecord Modified: 2015-03-19
Research By: TWC Staff